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. no delay and no road work on the upper decks. no metering lights. it is the martin luther king j. holiday. so a lot of folks may have today off. let's check travel times. all in the green including up and down the nimitz and b.a.r.t. is on a saturday schedule even though it's monday. no delayings. that's a check of traffic. back to you. >>> 4:37, barack obama is now in the first full day of his second term as president of our united states, but according to tradition, if the 20th falls on a sunday, the public swearing in and most of the festivities take place on the 21st. >> susan mcginnis is in washington with a preare view on today's events of the -- preof today's events. >> reporter: president obama will take the oath of office on the steps of the u.s. capitol as people are expected to fill the national mall to watch. darrell r o oby came here and camped out overnight hoping to get a good spot. thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around the country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. >> today's swearing
. >>> and to honor martin luther king's birthday, hundreds of people in the bay area are going to hop on a train. i'll explain why. >>> and the best surfers in the world go head to head off the san mateo coast, the scene at this week's mavericks when we come back. ♪ ♪ ♪ i'm halfway to your heart ♪ ♪ you have to let me know ♪ ♪ so i don't make my worst mistake ♪ ♪ turn around and let you go ♪ [ female announcer ] when sweet and salty come together, the taste is irresistible. made with sweet, smooth peanut butter and salted, roasted peanuts. sweet and salty nut bars by nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a
. they are on a saturday schedule. it is the martin luther king holiday and a lot of mass transiting including muni, golden gate ferries and ac transit on the east bay, on a typical saturday or sunday schedule. we're still watching this traffic alert. one lane is still blocked northbound 880 approaching washington street. we are really not seeing much of a delay. it's because there's just not as much traffic on the roads. a lot of schools are out. no postal service today. power lines down. this is another problem we're watching on city streets attarton avenue remains shut down. a car hit a power pole in the area. we're waiting for word from pg&e to see if there's any delays or power outages in the area. that stretch of road is closed. let's show you the live traffic cameras, a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, an easy compute so far into san francisco, similar story at the san mateo bridge both directions. that's a check of time saver traffic. more on the gorgeous weather, keep it. >>> enjoy it though, things are about to change drastically. mostly cle
barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: or talk about martin luther king. mr.bam made history uttering a three letter word never spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated fairly under the law. >> reporter: he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle or substitute spectacle for politics. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harsher tone, the smaller crowd of 700, 000. anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point of the inauguration rich with history and four years later, hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be a part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps today, mr. obama took one last look over the gigantic spectacle and said, i will never see this again. >>> a group of east bay students made it to washington, d.c. for the inauguration but getting there was not easy. for half of the 46 students from claremont middle school, it was their first trip out of lake
going to say? it's going to be 50 years this year of the "i have a dream speech" of martin luther king. 150 years of the emancipation proclamation. they have this historic african-american president. once again he said barack hussein obama today. using his middle name like he did the first time around. you just have to be touched by it. the story of barack obama is like, you know, booker t. washington or martin luther king. they are stories that constantly resonate. there's a lot of cynicism towards this president, but we need to also just be so pleased that he's doing such a great professional job for our country. >> pelley: doug, thank you very much. let's switch back over to the white house back to major garrett on the lawn there. so we are entering the first few minutes of the second term, major. >> indeed we are. i think it was the buoyancy of the presidency that struck me scott. i will tell you talking to very senior advisors here at the white house about what is different. this is a second term. for the president when he ran in 2008 and won and took the inaugural oath in 2009 he
't believe that now there's a monument to martin luther king on the mall. and that an african-american president is being -- is being elected and for her, she said the most humble tone, these were dreams that were dangerous to even articulate when i was growing up and now i'm seeing america in that way. this is the beauty of this day. you have the president being inaugurated at a time that coincides with martin luther king's birthday. and it's a good reminder that as tough as things seem, bob, as difficult and challenging of a moment we should in american history, this idea that we are a country that is constantly evolving and changing and the president has a chance to make some incredible history now. immigration reform i think is going to be strong. i think he can find a note of unity on gun safety. here you have a nation where over 80% of gun owners believe in things like universal background checks and closing secondary markets. this gives the president the arc of the moral universe and bending it to justice and showing that this country is strong at the core. >> mr. mayor
monday. that is also the 50th anniversary of the martin luther king, jr. "i have a dream speech." in washington, d.c., cbs 5 5. >>> vice president biden was sworn in this morning. the supreme court justice administered the oath. tomorrow, he will take the oath again right before the president on the steps of the capitol with people looking on from the national mall. >>> more star power on tap this year. >> lady gaga is set to perform during the festivities. the pop star will sing at tuesday's ball for the staffers. typically, a private affair. and she will perform a specially worded number at the event, similar to what jayz did four years ago when he added his own lyrics at the same event. and now coming up on face the nation, the inauguration and the next four years for president barack obama. the state white house senior adviser will join this morning at 8:30 a.m. here on cbs 5. >>> the bart station is back up and running today after a shootout killed a man. that happened yesterday afternoon at the station's bus loading zone. bart shut do
to honor dr. martin luther king jr. >> i just wanted an opportunity to say thank you to everyone that worked so hard on the campaign. >> reporter: really a wonderful day out there on the national mall today. next we'll be heading to california's ball, talking to some of the top state legislators who will be there, about issues like gun control and the democratic super majority. >> there's talk that there's less excitement than there was four years ago, when the president's inauguration was unprecedented. what is it like there? >> reporter: i think there is a lot of energy and enthusiasm out here, although i will say, from what we've seen today, we have not certainly seen the crowds that there were out and about four years ago. certainly the energy is there, but it seems like so far it will be a much smaller number of people in attendance this time around. >> all right. christin ayers in washington, d.c. tonight. thank you so much. >>> and stay with cbs 5 for complete coverage of the inauguration with special reports tomorrow and monday from c
the national holiday honoring martin luther king jr. and the president has said king is one of two people he admires more than anyone in american history. the other is abraham lincoln. and when he takes the oath of office today, president obama will use bibles used by both men. you can watch it all here beginning with a special three hours in the morning. at 10:00 a.m. live cbs news coverage. >>> overseas the taliban says it's responsible for the attack on the traffic in the capital of kabul. the attackers stormed the building early this morning. a car bomb and at least three suicide bombers were involved. it's reported that at least one blew himself up. police say they are still fighting the militants inside that building. >> and at least 81 people are dead at the algerian gas plant that was the scene of a four-day terror siege. 23 hostages including one american are confirmed dead, but security officials say that number could rise. when algerian forces with were sent into the plant on sunday they found 25 bodies. the group's task now is identifying whether they belon
are marking dr. martin luther king's birthday with a day of service. cbs reporter randall pinkston is live in washington now with more on everything going on, a busy day there, randall. >> reporter: quite a bit going on here today, indeed. there are preparations we can see, of course, all the rises that have been set up on the grounds of the capitol and along the parade route. the fences that have been put in place to make sure that everything could be secure. and of course the preparations, we can't see. all the law enforcement officers are making sure that everyone will be safe. but today the focus, it is on a day of service as a part of the inaugural weekend. >>> construction crews are working around the clock to prepare their capital for the second inauguration of president barack obama. it is a once in every four years job boom for the d.c. area contractors. >> yes, we have almost every skill under this roof. carpenters, the cabinetmakers, welders, graphic designers. painters. you name it. we have every skill. >> reporter: while the day of t
adviser david plouffe, who joins us this morning. monday, as martin luther king jr.'s birthday, also, so we'll talk about all of it with the former secretary of state condoleezza rice. bob woodward of the "washington post." former clinton aid, dee dee myers of "vanity fair." conservative columnist peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." joe califano, once an aid to lyndon johnson. taylor branch, author of a new book on race. and james peterson of lehigh university. we'll round it out with the newest brother act in politics, san antonio mayor julian castro and his air, dentical twin, joaquin castro, just elected to congress. that's a big group but there's a lot to talk about on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> and good morning again. we welcome to the broadcast david plouffe, architect of the president's election in 2008, again last year a key adviser in the administration throughout. let me ask you first about the situation in algeria, where this awful terrorist attack took place. we know that there we
to honor dr. martin luther king jr.. >> it really touches me and i just wanted an opportunity to say thank you to everyone that welcomed so hard on the -- worked so hard on the campaign. >> reporter: and a host of other events still to come throughout the weekend and into monday. the next one coming up for us will be heading to the golden state bash. a number of california lawmakers will be there and ann, we'll be talking to them about important issues facing californians coming up this year. >> all right, kristin we'll see you tonight at 11:00. look forward to the report. >>> and stay with cbs 5 and christin ayers for complete coverage of the inauguration. we'll have special reports from washington right through monday. >>> well, coming up, bullets fly as the bay fair b.a.r.t. station. what police have to say about the shooting. >>> that's my gun. don't say it got away from me. >> across the country they called it a rally in support of the second amendment. a look at how gun appreciation day unfolded right here in the bay area. >> what a day it
, including martin luther king, jr. day. cloudier on tuesday and wednesday. mainly cloudy by thursday. there's that shower chance, but not until seven days from now. let's talk more about that rough surf. high surf advisories in effect this holiday weekend at area beaches. roberta gonzalez is at rodeo beach with our mobile weather. roberta, waves are building up, aren't they? >> reporter: and i got to tell you, i've been on the road today, beginning my day at land's end beach. now we took mobile weather, otherwise known as lightning on wheels, we took this baby for it's very first time north of the golden gate bridge. we are now at rodeo beach, just outside of fort cronkite. and sunset tonight was at 5:18. when that sun did go down, boy, did it cool down rapidly. right now, our mobile weather suggests that it's 57 degrees, but it's the winds. they have been clocked up to 23 miles per hour out here. right now, sustained wind at 11 miles per hour. take a look at this. paul was talking about high pressure. a huge dome dominating the west coast. that'
hill. great weekend all the way through martin luther king junior day. highs in the low 60s. a few showers on wednesday. that's a change. and then partly sunny thursday and friday. gorgeous holiday weekend to throw your hands up and enjoy! >> very good. >> you do that well. >> i like it! [ laughter ] >> if they win, there'll be a lot of hands up in the air. >>> we've been talking about football, but there's actually other sports! >> without steph curry, could the warriors defy the odds? you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have the wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. at&t. haven't won in san antonio e 1997...so the odds for themo do it tonight with steph cuy out for the second straighte were ...c
showers on saturday and sunday, but no rain on our holiday tomorrow for martin luther king day. a lot of people are gathering outside to catch the train, riding on into town, right? >> yes. >> for dennis o'donnell, you have something, but sunshine with the 60 degrees. >> gorgeous day for whatever you've got going. >>> barbara walters isn't the hospital. tonight what happened at an inaugural party that has doctors keeping a close eye on her friday night. ,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, the supernatural horror film scared off the competition the box office this weekend. and oscar- nominated star jessica chastain scored a one-two punch. "mama" took in 28-million dollars. >>> an oscar-nominated star scored a one-two punch. mama took in $28 million. "zero dark thirty" earned an oscar nomination as well with more than $17 million. "silver lining playbook" was in third place. "gangster squad and broken city" rounded out the top five. >>> barbara walters is hospitalized tonight after a nasty fall at a washington, d.c. party. the veteran newsroom was at the home of the british ambassador to the united states
before noon the president hut his hand on bible -- put his hand on bibles owned by martin luther king and abraham lincoln. >> he spoke about eclusion, cooperation, and hope. >> as he was leaving the capitol steps, the president paused to take in the spec spectacle. he said i'll never see this again. >> in case you're wondering the 3 words that he uttered, gay, making history today by mentioning gays. as we went on throughout washington d.c., we had an opportunity to meet with a class that came here from oakland, 46 students who had -- many of them who had never been out of oakland in their lives getting the opportunity to witness history in -- when obama was sworn in today. >> for any eighth grader, it's the opportunity of a lifetime. a trip to washington d.c. to see the president imagurated. >> kind of like a wright of passage. >> at this school, it was practically unheard of. 8 out of 10 students come from low income house holds. this 8th grade teacher said he students live on some of the roughest streets. she said it would be a game changer for the students. >> it would cost 1,$760
insurance. brought to you by sleep train, remembering and honoring martin luther king, jr. >>> well t bay area is on the vernal of getting yet -- well, the bay area is on the verge of getting yet another area code. sharon is live in what still is the 451. hello sharon? >> reporter: hello liz? >> hello liz. well, this phone is a 415 and 92% of those prefixes have been used up this could be a 628. this san francisco store turned 415 into a brand is blaze but the area code for some parts is expected to run out of numbers by october 2015. >> i don't think the 415 will fully go away. everybody will still want that piece of 415. >> reporter: they held their first meetings to ask the public what it thinks of the new area code. it has two options it can split the region so one part keeps 415 and the rest, even current 415 phones would change to 628. no one knows where the split would happen or go to an overlay and add it in the 415 region. even local calls in area codes would require you to dial 1 plus the 10 digit number. long time san franciscans want to kee
on it here at martin luther king holiday. that's how busy they are. they are putting the seats in up on. the-- top. maybe it will say instead of future home of the san plan 49ers in a couple weeks it will say future home of the situation-time world champion super bowl champion 49ers. >> absolutely. another championship. thank you, ken. >>> coming up, we will break down your chances for getting that highly coveted super bowl ticket. up next. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. for super bowl 47... think expensive... th
not be as large it will be just as wonderful. >> reporter: happen on the 50th anniversary of martin luther king, jr's "speech" lends something of their own. >> i tell my son, you know, strive for the best. maybe you can be the first hispanic. >> reporter: president barack obama has been working on his inaugural address since december and putting finishing touches on it this weekend. he is expected to lay out his vision for his next term. back to you. >> all right, we look forward to more reports tomorrow. in fact, our coverage begins at 4:00 a.m. the public swearing in is at 8:55, followed by the president's speech. that is all tomorrow morning on cbs 5 and they will be there with it all. >>> live pictures from the airport where the 49ers team's charter has just landed. the team managed to win 28-24. that, of course, earned them a pop spot in the super bowl against the ravens. of course, the ravens beat the patriots, setting up the -- we are calling it the bro-bowl. they will have a chance to talk to jim about playing against his brother and the super b
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on the 20th that this year he'll be sworn in on martin luther king day. what's the significance of that? >> a lot of symbolism. first he's using martin luther king's bible and lincoln's bible. we're talking about lincoln with the movie. this is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. there's a monument. 50 years after "i have a dream," there's a memorial. so this story of race, slavery, civil rights and its involvement in our history is so important, so i think it's really significant to have all these symbols together on this very, very significant day. >> president obama is the 44th american president and we've had 20 two-term presidents. how have two-term presidents faired? >> recently not so well if we think about the major controversies. they tend to come in the second term. i don't know if that's just a coincidence but they may not be. bill clinton's impeachment, of course. bush had a lot. richard nixon. watergate unfurls in the second term. for ronald reagan, iran con trachlt it bha that sometimes they've been around too long, they get a little sloppy, but some of
. >> and president obama being sworn in this year on martin luther king day, the significance of that? >> a lot of tremendous symbolism here. first of all he's using martin luther king's bible and the lincoln bible. we're talking about lincoln with the movie. this is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation proclamation. there is a monument to dr. king. 50 years after "i have a dream" there is a memorial to this man. this story of race slavery, civil rights and involvement in our history is so important. i think it's really significant to have all these symbols together on this very significant day. >> president barack obama is the 44th american president. we have had 20 two-term presidents. how have two-term presidents fathered? >> recently not so well if we think about recent controversies, they tend to come in the second term. i don't know if that's just a coincidence. bill clinton's impeachment, of course. george bush had a lot of his presidency starting to unravel in the second term. richard nixon, watergate in the second term. for ronald reagan iran contra. it may be th
. low to mid-60s each day through martin luther king, jr. day. a little cloudy and cooler towards tuesday and wednesday of next week. but no rainfall for the next seven days. a lot of beach hazards have been issued for the bay area coastline starting tomorrow because of this dome of high pressure. cbs 5's roberta gonzales is at ocean beach with our mobile weather lab. roberta, what's going on? >> reporter: i jumped in on our cbs 5 mobile weather truck here and i just love this. let me show you something cool. i call that the guts of this truck because that digests information like rain gauge information wind speed, temperature. let me show you something cool. right now currently in ocean beach, the air temperature is at 56 degrees. humidity at 34%. no wind chill because there's really no wind to speak of. that's what's so cool about mobile weather. we can take it anywhere. right now we're at point lobos and the great highway and we came out here because official sundown was at 5:15. by the too many it comes back up tomorrow morning at 7:23, we
. by the way, monday martin luther king day the weather looking nice, lots of sunshine and bright conditions, elizabeth. >> three-day weekend for some folks. thank you, lawrence. we are getting word of a new problem and traffic is beginning to stack up through the castro valley y. it's because of the stalled big rig and it is blocking one lane northbound 238 right on the approach to interstate 880. it's a bad spot for a stalled out big rig so you know it if you commute every day. it's slow on 238 and once again it's starting to back up on 580 as well three the castro valley y area. we'll continue to update you. in the meantime, our kcbs car is rolling this morning. this is mobile5. we have alan brooks behind the wheel. he is traveling southbound 680 heading into walnut creek where he says the drive is off to a great start. smooth through the san ramon valley. westbound 580 a little sluggish right now up to 22 minutes from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange through livermore. that's where we are starting to see a few brake lights. comin
leaving theth capitol, the president stoppedsident sto at a bus that martin luther king, jr., whose birth the nation celebrates today. the presidential limousine led the procession from capitol hillm capito stopping along pennsylvania avenue so the obamas could get out and walk part of the way-- to the delight of the crowd. the first lady was wearing a coat and dress by american designer tom brown. the vice president got out of his limo and well and made the day of a young constituent.back a back at the white house, therst fami president and the first family reviewed the inaugural parade with bands, float, and marchers representing every state in the union. and this evening, the obamas are attending two inaugural balls. we have a team of cbs news correspondents covering this inauguration. first, major garrett at the wh white house with more about theaddr address and the four years ahead. major? >> reporter: scott, president obama knows the debate over deficit reduction and entitlement programs like medicare, medicaid and social security is straight ahead.mr. obama mr. obama used today's s
. martin luther king celebrated on monday the same day as the ceremonial inauguration. the president will be officially sworn in tomorrow, the day specified by the constitution. president obama will swear the oath of office with his hand on two bibles, one used by abraham lincoln at his inauguration in 1861, and the other a bible which belonged to dr. king. the first covered in velvet and trimmed with gold was loned to lincoln by supreme court clerk william thomas carroll. a seal inside the cover marks the occasion. in the king bible, king noted the dates of sermons he had given. bernice king the youngest of his four children said it was his fawct's traveling bible. >> he used it to study and meditate, not just to speak and preach but just to prepare himself to be able to lead. >> reporter: in a video released by the inaugural committee, president obama calls the lincoln and king bibles a fitting choice. >> their actions, the movements they represented are the only reason that it's possible for me to be inaugurated. >> reporter: turns out that five other presidents have also used two
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luther king jr. following his inaugural address and a signing ceremony in the capitol, the president and vice president paid tribute to dr. king a second time, pausing at a bust of the slain civil rights leader in the rotunda. during the procession down pennsylvania avenue, the president and first lady walked part of the way and later took their place in the reviewing stand as the inaugural parade began. ♪ >> reporter: and the party continued into the night. ♪ he's president and he's on fire ♪ >> reporter: michelle obama wowed the audiences at two inaugural balls in a ruby chiffon and velvet gown by jason wu. but the celebration was not as grand as 2009 which saw the president and first lady attend ten balls. >> now that the parties are over the work on president obama's second term begins. susan mcginnis with more on that. good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. yes, item number one is the debt limit. we learned on monday that the house will vote tomorrow on raising the debt ceiling for a period of three months, and the republicans have ma
have a three-day weekend because of martin luther king day on monday. tuesday cloudier. wednesday slight chance of showers north, otherwise we'll stay dry for the next seven days. roberta gonzales is in ocean beach with mobile weather. roberta, big holiday weekend. what should beach-goers watch out for? >> reporter: i'm at point lomas where it meets with the great highway. i jump in the mobile weather truck with the photographer cody. look at the temperature in the back, it dropped 3 degrees in the past ten minutes. you see it? this is actual data as it's being ingested live into our mobile weather truck here. we came to ocean beach because the national weather service has issued a beach hazard statement beginning tomorrow afternoon through saturday afternoon from the sonoma coast right past the san francisco coast here all the way to the san mateo coast for sneaker waves. those are dangerous waves. a lot of people say it is the 7th wave in a set that rolls onshore. that's pretty much folklore. the bottom line is you're standing at the coast to
, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ the *public* swearing in is monday. >>> president obama officially begins his second term at noon tomorrow. the public swearing in is on monday. according to a cbs news new york times poll, he heads into his second term with an approval rating of 51%. ten months ago, his approval rating was 41%, the lowest of his presidency. his highest rating was 68% in april of 2009. >>> christin ayers is in washington, d.c. to cover not just inauguration but the california leaders who are also there. we understand the topic of conversation today was gun control? >> reporter: that's right. as the national day of service was ending today, all of the balls began at california's golden state ball. talk quickly turned to the president's tough new gun- control proposal. hours before president obama's official swearing in, california's political heavyweights rubbe
on saturday with the national day of service to honor dr. martin luther king, jr. president obama stained a bookcase at a elementary school. >> everybody here, adult to children, understands the importance of giving back. >> reporter: last night katy perry, usher and others performed at a kid's inaugural ball honoring military families and their children. the first lady and her daughters were there as michelle obama kicked off three days of parties and ball to celebrate her husband's re- election. randall pinkston, cbs news, washington. >>> meanwhile in international news today, algerian bomb squads found numerous bodies as they search for explosives at a gas plant. algerian special forces raided the plant yesterday to end the standoff with islamic militants. it is said all 32 militant were cleared and it is unclear as whether any hostages were rescueed in the raid. 22 are dead but the number could rise. >>> and the government is warning about the risk of traveling to that area. there are risks that remain. state and department staff in the country with leave if they want they say. >
never imagined an african-american president sworn in or hear him speak of the ideals martin luther king espoused. >> a little girl born in poverty knows she has the same chance to succeed. >> reporter: he uttered a three letter word never spoken in a presidential address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: the address seemed bolder than the last one, smacking of a state of the union address as he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name calling as reasoned debate. >> reporter: people waited for hours and embraced the harder tone, a smaller crowd than the one four years ago, with an estimated 700,000 attendees. >> what difference does it make? >> reporter: anita jackson told me crunching numbers is missing the point in an inauguration rich with history and hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol
in for a second term. >> a double sell brought martin luther king has his dream. black president for the second term. we're all celebrating together, all national this. >> in san jose, elissa harrington cbs 5. >>> a terrifying crime in this block. the chilling chain of events in a neighborhood watch community. >>> it has been done b. remove a bay area freeway and create a new neighborhood. why this time it could cause a huge traffic mess. >>> . >> the 49ers are going to the super bowl. for look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink po
an african-american president sworn in, or hear him speak of the ideals that martin luther king espoused. >> a girl born in bleak poverty has the same chance to succeed. >> he uttered a three letter word no president had ever spoken in an inaugural address, gay. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: this inauguration address seems bolder, smacking of a state of the union address as he urged congress to work with him. >> we cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics. or treat name calling as reasoned debate. >> reporter: people who waited for hours embraced the harder tone, a smaller crowd than four years ago with an estimated 700- ,000 attendees. anita jackson of irvine told me crunching numbers is missing the point of an inauguration with history and hope. >> i'm so proud and honored to be part of this environment today. >> reporter: before leaving the capitol steps mr. obama took a last look over the spectacle, he said, i will never
on through the weekend saturday, sunday martin luther king, jr. day mainly sunny and zero rainfall for the next seven days. our cbs 5 mobile weather lab is on the road along the coastline tonight. roberta gonzales has more on the mavericks surf contest that will take place this sunday. >> reporter: i got to tell you it is 50 degrees out here along the san mateo coast. the skies are clear, there's a bit of a breeze. it is certainly refreshing out here this evening. but it's going to be on sunday, january 20, when the weather conditions will be absolutely pristine. and that's why we have a green light for mavericks. in fact, think about it. last year, no mavericks. the year before, no mavericks. and the reason is because the conditions were not right. but this year we are anticipating huge waves. in fact, mavericks organizer jeff clark says that they are going to be completely intense and this is what he had to say. >> when a wave hit the reef out there, it's going to explode on to the reef and the challenge that these guys are going to have it get
interest-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> 5:12. welcome back. we're going to check the roads now. >> we do that with elizabeth. take it away. >> all right. thanks, guys. we'll go out towards the bay bridge where we learn they just picked up some overnight roadwork. there were only a couple of lanes on the incline section over night. they just picked it up around 5 a.m. so you're good to go all the way across the upper deck heading into san francisco. no brake lights at all. and no metering lights yet. well see some changes in that about an hour. for right now you're good to go. live look near the dublin interchange westbound and eastbound 580. only 14 minutes from the altamont pass to 680 so not too bad yet as you make your way through livermore towards vasco road. other traffic cameras, it is a live look at the getting go
on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ version of my space officially launch yesterday. you can read all about it on aol. >> new york city michael bloomberg has pushed for gun control laws. he's with us this morning. we'll get his reacti >>> good morning, everyone. 7:26, your time. i'm frank mallicoat. bay area headlines, here's a sketch of a man wanted for trying to capture a 2-year-old girl from her front yard in east san jose. the mother kept a hold of the daughter and the suspect ran away on tuesday night. >>> bay area is one of the nation's strongest housing markets these days. prices in some parts are up 32% from a year ago and sales are at a six-year high. good news there. >>> and the world's biggest wave surfers are on their way to half moon bay right now. the mavericks contest, set to go on sunday morning. spectators will be kept away from th
change an issue he's hardly mentioned in recent years and on the birthday of dr. martin luther king jr. he equated the struggle for gay rights with the struggle for civil rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the law. >> reporter: at the luncheon which followed a more bipartisan tone. speaker of the house john boehner presented the president with a gift and good wish. >> in the spirit of harmony i'm proud to present the flag that flew over this battalion of democracy today to president barack obama and vice president joe biden, and to you gentlemen i say, congratulations, and godspeed. >> reporter: the most poignant picture of the day was this the president going inside from the west front of the capitol, pausing and turning for one last look down the vast expanse of the national mall. another thing he thought he might not see, some daylight on the debt limit fight. republicans said monday they would vote tomorrow to raise the debt limit for three months that delays at least for a while anothe
of america or is this more about saying, my hand is on president lincoln and martin luther king's bible. this stack of bibles. i will make my statement about what i believe and look out on this millions of people, this throng and remember this forever. it's not about remembering this forever. it's about what we're going to do to make our country safe over the next four years. and then to say, well, you know, we can't be in a perpetual state of war. it says to me that there is a lack of understanding about the great terroristic threat that we face in this united states. and to say, well, that's the old way in america. it was disconcerting to say the least. >> steve: sure. it was very clear he was going to push his very left agenda. but you know what? there is some on the right who say that this could backfire on him because if you remember in 2009, he took office. he's a democrat. he had the white house. they had the senate and the house as well. they pushed through the stimulus and pushed through health care using a nuclear option and what happened in the mid terms? the democrats got sh
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